RALEIGH, N.C. — NC AgVentures, an NC State Extension program provides grants to NC farmers and Community Groups that work with family farms, for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program, which is supported by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, will award a minimum of 40 grants to independent family farms. This is a great opportunity for any producer who is thinking of diversifying, improving, or expanding their operation.
Applications will be accepted from producers in the following counties: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Forsyth,, Gaston, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Iredell, Johnson, Lincoln, Martin, Mecklenburg, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Sampson, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Union, Vance, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, Wilkes, Warren, and Yadkin.
NC AgVentures will award grants up to $8,000.
The application deadline is December 15th, 2021.
Online Information Workshops will be offered on Oct. 19th, Nov. 3rd, Nov. 16th, and Dec. 1st.
Time: 4:30 PM
To register for an online Information Workshop please visit the NC AgVentures webpage: www.ncagventures.org.
–Jackie Miller, N.C. State Extension